W10 v1803 password issues

W10 v1803...setting up a new PC...created my user name and pw as admin account...

Now I've added an additional account...it will have a password also...
BUT...I do NOT want security questions...
And I can't seem to find a way around it...

This PC is in my house...my wife uses it and I have my own account on it...and the pw never changes...
I don;t need security questions....and if I put them I'll probably forget them...

Steve MutchlerIT TechAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I suggest you use a password manager or other method and record your security questions. It is a very common approach today.

I upgraded from V1709 so it looks (at least for a while) that I have been grandfathered. Still, I recommend you adapt.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Here is a method but you have to reset your password.


Easier, I think, to adapt.
Steve MutchlerIT TechAuthor Commented:
Thanks John...I do use Keepass as a pw manager...but in this case security questions just are not necessary...
If I have to adapt...I will...BUT.....

Will try your link...
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
My PW manager has a note section and then I keep Security Questions there.
Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
I do that too (save questions in LastPass) with one difference...
I do not use real questions and answers, just random generated text, much like a token. Because you save it in a system like Lastpass you do not have to remember it
Steve MutchlerIT TechAuthor Commented:
I  did the questions....but searching a way around it...
For simplified account setup (non-microsoft accounts), simply rightclick cmd.exe and "select run as administrator". On that shell, launch
net user /add someaccountname somepassword

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Steve MutchlerIT TechAuthor Commented:
McKnife...never thought of that...should work...IF it works then I just CMD line into the admin group and done...

Unfortunatly...I did the questions and the account is set up and running....But I have another W10 to set up and
will try your idea with that one...
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